For many of Oklahoma City’s homeless, library offers refuge from reality, the cold
For many of Oklahoma City’s homeless, the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library is more than just a civic jewel. For them, it’s a place to put aside, if only for a while, the realities of their harsh existence on the cold winter streets.
On a freezing gray afternoon with snow clinging to sidewalks, Jeff Hancock relaxed at a table in the warm lobby of the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library.
He’d read the newspaper, checked his Facebook page and was chatting with Charles Scott, a man he’d met a few days before.
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